Monthly Archives: September 2011

The Free Software Directory

The Free Software Directory What is free software? Free software is a matter of liberty, not price. Think of "free" as in "free speech," not as in "free beer." Free software is a matter of the users’ freedom to run, copy, distribute, study, change and improve the software. Query or Browse Browse GNU Projects (357) […]

Letter from Japan to the Prime Minister of India

Respected Prime Minister of India, and Chief Minister of Tamilnadu: We are residents and organisations from Japan, and are intimately aware of the unpredictability and uncontrollable nature of nuclear power. We are the unfortunate witnesses of two nuclear holocausts. It is with pain that we see the Indian Government pursuing a dangerous path of constructing […]

I am Mac. And You Are…?

How Apple keeps users hooked and ready to spend more. In the history of computing, there was a time, when there were some people who called themselves computers. This is not a story about mis-identification or about how we have become mechanised in this age of rapid digitisation. In the early days of mainframe computing, […]